Song of the South premiered in Atlanta in November 1946 and the remainder of its initial theater run was a financial success. The song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" won the 1948 Academy Award for Best Original Song and Baskett received an Academy Honorary Award for his performance as Uncle Remus.
"Yesterday" was voted the best song of the 20th century in a 1999 BBC Radio 2 poll of music experts and listeners and was also voted the No. 1 pop song of all time by MTV and Rolling Stone magazine the following year. In 1997, the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
The empty string is a legitimate string, upon which most string operations should work. Some languages treat some or all of the following in similar ways: empty strings, null references, the integer 0, the floating point number 0, the Boolean value false , the ASCII character NUL , or other such values.
In 1937, Charles W. Howard, who played Santa Claus in department stores and parades, established the Charles W. Howard Santa School, the oldest continuously-run such school in the world. In some images from the early 20th century, Santa was depicted as personally making his toys by hand in a small workshop like a craftsman.
Horror in the Modernist Block, a new show at Ikon in Birmingham, brings out the dark underbelly of 20th-century hopes and dreams By Alastair Sooke 24 Nov 2022, 12:01pm £20 million for a T-Rex?
Although it was widely reported at the time that Houdini's March 18 flights were the first aeroplane flights in Australia – and, even a century later, some major news outlets were still crediting him with this feat – his flight was the third powered flight ever made in Australia. The first was by Colin Defries (1884–1963) on December 9 ...
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